Marcin Dorociński

Inside Biography

Marcin DorociÅ„ski is a Polish stage and screen actor who played Vasily Borgov in the Netflix hit drama miniseries The Queen's Gambit. Besides that, he is a known fixture of Polish cinema and television shows and is known for his appearances in sows like Krugerandy (1999), 1409. Afera na zamku Barnstein (2005), Traffic Department (Drogówka, 2013), Star Wars: The Force Awakens (2015) and so on.  

How Old Is Marcin DorociÅ„ski? What Is His Height?  

Marcin DorociÅ„ski was born Marcin Grzegorz DorociÅ„ski on June 22, 1973. He is 47 years old at the time of this writing and stands at 6 feet (1.83 meters).

He was one of four sons born into a poor household in Milanówek, Mazowieckie, Poland, where his father was a smith and his mother, a homemaker. 

DorociÅ„ski aspired to become a professional soccer player but a severe leg injury dashed his dreams. He instead pursued acting and studied at the Aleksander Zelwerowicz State Theatre Academy in Warsaw, Poland, graduating in 1997.   

Career Highlights: From The Shaman In 1996 To The Queen’s Gambit In 2020

After his graduation from the Aleksander Zelwerowicz State Theatre Academy, DorociÅ„ski was offered a gig at the Dramatic Theatre in Warsaw. While there, DorociÅ„ski performed in several stage plays, most notable of which include "Taming of the Shrew", "Platonov", and "Wrong side up".

CAPTION: Marcin Dorociński is a Polish stage and screen actor SOURCE: Instagram@marcindorocinski

DorociÅ„ski made his on-screen debut in 1996, albeit in an uncredited role in the Polish mystery-horror Szamanka. He has since had notable roles in a litany of different domestic and international movies including Kilerów 2-óch, The Junction, Krugerandy, The Spring to Come, Where Eskimos Live, Insatiability, Pitbull, Beautiful, The French Trick, The Heart, and the Sweetheart, Anthropoid, Small Town Killers, and Magic Mountains

On television, he is most known for his work on shows like Sfora, Defekt, Fala zbrodni, Falszerze. Powrót sfory, Tajemnica twierdzy szyfrów, Hela w opalach, Pitbull, Tancerze, Without Secrets, Spies of Warsaw, Gleboka woda, Cape Town, and The Pact

CAPTION: DorociÅ„ski found international recognition for his portrayal of Vasily Borgov, a world champion chess player in the Netflix coming-of-age period drama miniseries The Queen's Gambit SOURCE: Instagram@marcindorocinski

Most recently, DorociÅ„ski has found international recognition for his portrayal of Vasily Borgov, a world champion chess player and the foil to Anya Taylor-Joy's lead character Beth Harmon, in the Netflix coming-of-age period drama miniseries The Queen's Gambit. The show also starred Thomas Brodie-Sangster, Harry Melling, Jacob Fortune-Lloyd, and Marielle Heller.  

Father Of Two Children With Wife Monika SudóÅ‚

Marcin DorociÅ„ski is married to the Polish scenic designer Monika SudóÅ‚. They have two children together: son StanisÅ‚aw DorociÅ„ski (born in 2006) and daughter Janina DorociÅ„ski (born in 2008). 

DorociÅ„ski is also a stepfather to Jakub, SudóÅ‚'s son from a previous relationship. The happy couple lives a very private life and makes very few public appearances as they prefer to live away from the limelight. 

Net Worth Of $2 Million

According to, Marcin DorociÅ„ski has a net worth of $2 million in June 2021. The Polish film, television, and stage actor is a recognized figure in his home country.

In recent years, he has found international recognition courtesy of his portrayal of Vasily Borgov in the Netflix drama miniseries The Queen's Gambit. If we believe the sources, his salary on the show was more or around $50k.    

by shrijan, 08 Dec, 2020

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